Tennis Opening Day
Tennis is always open for everyone.
with USTA Chicago Opening Day!
Saturday, May 14, 2022
8 a.m. 'til sunset
Tennis courts throughout Chicagoland
Get Out and Play
On May 14, we encourage players to join us in a celebration of the game we love. Hit any court throughout Cook, Lake, and DuPage Counties to participate in USTA Chicago’s Opening Day celebration of tennis. Play with friends or family and record your on-court fun and/or a message telling us why you love the game.
Pick Up the Game for FREE
Also on May 14, we're offering free instruction, cardio tennis, clinics, social play, and more at nine host sites throughout the Chicago District. Check this website often to get updates on how you can play for free at any of the following site:
Nike Park in Naperville
James Park in Evanston
8-9 am, Cardio Tennis Clinic – Space is Limited!
Rainbow Beach in Chicago
Humboldt Park in Chicago
- 10-11 am, Adult Instruction for Beginners
- 10-11 am, Youth Instruction for Beginners
Noon-1 pm, Cardio Tennis Clinic – Space is Limited!
Homewood Flossmoor Racquet and Fitness Club
Walther Christian Academy in Melrose Park
11 am-Noon, Cardio Tennis Clinic – Space is Limited!
Douglass Park in Chicago
Goewens Park in South Holland
Crestwood Park in Northbrook
- Noon-1 pm, Youth Instructional Clinic (ages 9-14)
- Noon-1 pm, Youth Instructional Clinic (ages 5-8)
- Noon-1 pm, Adult Beginner Clinic
- 1-2 pm, Cardio Tennis Clinic – Space is Limited!
XS Tennis Village in Chicago
4:30-6 pm, Cardio Tennis Triples with LIVE DJ – Space Limited! Fee Required.
Our volunteers will be out and about around Chicagoland to randomly give out fun prizes throughout the day. To win even more great prizes, like racquets, balls, t-shirts and more, post your pictures or video on social media. Make sure to tag your post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use @ustachicago and the hashtag #sayyestotennis. Your profile must be public to win prizes. Participants will be entered into a drawing with the winners being announced the week of May 16.
About USTA Chicago
The Chicago District Tennis Association (USTA Chicago) believes lives can be transformed through the game of tennis. Our mission is to create, sustain, and grow enthusiasm for the game of tennis throughout Chicagoland. The Chicago District encompasses the 284 zip-codes of Cook, Lake, and DuPage counties – that’s 3,340 square miles and annually serves more than 5,300 junior and 3,000 adult players and nearly 10,000 members of all types. We represent almost 500 public court and private club facilities that are home to more than 4,500 tennis courts. Surely, there’s a court near you and from league play to tournaments to instruction we’re happy to help get you playing!
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